Labor & Employment Law Association CLE - Capital University Law School

Labor & Employment Law Association CLE

  • Current Developments in Labor and Employment Law 

    November 8, 2019
    9:00 AM to 4:45 PM
    Capital University Law School

    Presented by the Labor & Employment Law Association

    This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.00 total CLE hours, with 1.00 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.

    The CLE is $75.00 per person and includes a boxed lunch. 

    REGISTER & PAY ONLINE (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)
    If you are registering for someone or for multiple people, please email Assistant Dean Shawn Beem ( with the names of the individuals. 

    If you are unable to register and pay by one of the approved credit cards or need to pay by check, please register HERE. 


    8:30 AM – 9:00 AM    Check-In/Registration and Continental Breakfast

    9:00 AM – 9:15 AM    Opening Remarks

    9:15 AM – 10:15 AM   “What’s New - Employment Law Update”
    Don Collins, State Employment Relations Board
    Dan Sabol, Fishel Downey 
    10:20 AM – 11:20 AM   “Growing Privacy Risks in the Workplace”
    Sara Jodka, Dickinson Wright PLLC
    11:25 AM – 12:25 PM   "Harassment after #MeToo: What Has Really Changed?”
    Bill Nolan, Barnes & Thornburg

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM   Lunch

    1:30 PM – 2:30 PM    “Employment Law in the Public Sector”
    James Hogan, Ohio Department of Public Safety 

    2:35 PM – 3:35 PM   “Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace”
    Richard Bales, ONU College of Law 
    3:40 PM – 4:40 PM   “Professionalism and Ethics in the Practice of Employment Law”
    Angela Phelps-White, State Employment Relations Board 













  • Labor & Employment Law Association Annual Continuing Legal Education Seminar 
    The Labor & Employment Law Association (LELA) sponsors an annual continuing legal education (CLE) seminar covering varying cutting-edge and important topics in labor and employment law. The speakers represent leaders in the profession and are often Capital University Law School alumni. Proceeds from the event cover nominal program costs with the majority of fees going towards a book scholarship for a current LELA student. The CLE is coordinated by students with the support of Advisor and Professor Emeritus, Floyd D. Weatherspoon, and the Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Shawn M. Beem, L'02.

    About the Labor & Employment Law Association 
    The purpose of the Labor and Employment Law Association is to keep Capital University Law School student members advised of developments in labor and employment law. To achieve its mission, the Association hosts panel discussions with prominent labor and employment law attorneys from law firms, public agencies, and corporations. 

    Founded in 1994 by 15 Capital law students and Professor Floyd D. Weatherspoon, the organization has maintained the legacy envisioned by the charter members. The Association continues to play a prominent role in ensuring that Capital students are aware of current labor and employment law issues, externships, and the concentration certificate offered by the Law School. Through programming, the Association also provides powerful networking opportunities within this practice area.